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megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
empirical - based on experience
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens